Postgraduate Reading Group Masterclass with Sue Parnell
|Dates:||26 November 2015|
|Times:||12:00 - 14:00|
|What is it:||Workshop|
|Organiser:||Global Urban Research Centre|
|Who is it for:||Current University students, University staff|
Organised by the Global Urban Research Centre and cities@manchester this one-off masterclass with special guest Professor Sue Parnell will focus on her recent article, co-authored with Jennifer Robinson:
(Re)theorizing Cities from the Global South: Looking Beyond Neoliberalism
The session will explore what we can learn from urban developments in the Global South and aims to bring together researchers of the Global South in particular, and urban studies in general, to discuss Sue Parnell's work and create scholarly debate on the issues of inequality, neoliberalism and urban theory.
Sue Parnell is Professor of Urban Geography in the University of Cape Town. She is centrally involved in the African Centre for Cities, an interdisciplinary research and teaching program on the dynamics of unsustainable urbanization processes in Africa. Her recent publications include A Routledge Handbook of Cities of the South; Africa’s Urban Revolution; Global Urbanisation, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services and Climate Change at the City Scale: Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation in Cape Town. More information on her research can be found on teh African Centre for Cities website: http://www.africancentreforcities.net/people/prof-susan-parnell/
This event is open to all postgraduate researchers, lunch will be provided.
The event forms part of the cities@manchester 2015-16 Open Space series.
Travel and Contact Information
Arthur Lewis Building